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50 Cent

American rapper and actor (born 1975)

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50 Cent: American rapper and actor (born 1975)
Curtis James Jackson III, known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, television producer, and businessman. Born in South Jamaica, a neighborhood of Queens, Jackson began pursuing a musical career in 1996. In early 2000, he recorded his "debut" album Power of the Dollar for Columbia Records, however he was struck by nine bullets during a shooting in May of that year, causing its release to be cancelled and Jackson to be dropped from the label. In 2002, Jackson released the mixtape Guess Who's Back?, and was thereafter discovered by Eminem and signed to his label Shady Records, an imprint of Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records.

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50 Cent Sued by Power 106 Host For Hitting Her with Thrown Microphone

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50 Cent's Diddy Documentary Proceeds To Benefit Sexual Assault Victims

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50 Cent Surprises 'Final Lap' Tour Fans With Ed Sheeran Performance

50 Cent fans got some real bang for their buck as Ed Sheeran made a surprise appearance at London's O2 Arena ... as part of the rapper's "The Final Lap" tour. Video footage obtained by TMZ shows 50..
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50 Cent Avoids Criminal Charge for Mic-Throwing Case

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50 Cent Reignites Beef With Madonna, Compares Her To A Bug

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Mopreme Shakur Says Diddy Called Him to Deny Tupac Murder Involvement

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American rapper 50 Cent sponsors under-14s football team in Cardiff

American superstar rapper 50 Cent has sponsored an under-14s football team in Cardiff.
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Eminem Surprises Michigan Crowd During 50 Cent's 'Final Lap' Tour

50 Cent's 'Final Lap' tour just summoned its biggest guest yet -- Eminem, who gave the crowd the surprise of a lifetime just outside his hometown. The tour stopped in Clarkston, MI Sunday night at Pine..
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50 Cent Mic Toss 911 Audio, Dispatcher Concerned with Concert Lineup

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Ja Rule Fries 50 Cent Over Mic-Throwing Incident: 'Enjoy the Lawsuits'

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DJ Envy Defends 50 Cent Mic Throw That Bloodied Radio Host, Says It Was Accident

DJ Envy says 50 Cent meant no harm when he threw a microphone at a concert and hit a radio host in the head ... he says it's just another one of 50's wild throws. We got the "The Breakfast Club" cohost..
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The Game Rips 50 Cent for Throwing Mic That Bloodied Power 106 Host

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50 Cent Throws Mic in Frustration During L.A. Concert, Hits Fan in Head

50 Cent went all Cardi B during his concert in Los Angeles, throwing his broken microphone in frustration into the crowd ... hitting a fan smack dab on the head. The rapper hit the stage at Crypto.com..
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50 Cent Postpones Phoenix Show Over Extreme Heat

50 Cent's "Final Lap" tour will need to take another run at Phoenix after extreme heat forced the rapper to postpone his show. The G-Unit rapper -- along with Tony Yayo, Busta Rhymes, Jeremih and more..
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Michael Blackson Says Nick Cannon's Kids Will Give Him 3,000 Grandchildren

Michael Blackson says Nick Cannon's provided him with a lifetime of material -- and he's never gonna stop ribbing him for having 12 children ... and counting!!! We linked up with Mike Wednesday in West..
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50 Cent Says L.A. is 'Finished" After Reinstating No-Bail Policy

50 Cent is forecasting a grim future for Los Angeles over its no-bail policy ... going so far as to say the City is "finished." The New York rapper posted the biting message on Instagram, writing,..
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50 Cent's Sprits Company Partners With Stanley Cup Champ Vegas Golden Knights

50 Cent's booze brand is adding ice to the mix ... as in, a new partnership with the Stanley Cup champions ... The Las Vegas Golden Knights. The NHL club, which hoisted professional hockey's trophy..
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50 Cent's Cognac Brand Settles Dispute With Remy Martin Over Bottle Design

50 Cent and Rémy Martin are no longer beefing ... the famous alcohol brand settled its lawsuit over the rapper's cognac bottle design. According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, 50 Cent’s company..
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50 Cent announces new tour dates in Australia and New Zealand

50 cent announces new tour dates in australia and new zealand
50 Cent has announced he will be going to Australia and New Zealand as part of his The Final Lap tour.
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50 Cent, Shaq and Kenya Barris Team Up in Attempt to Buy BET

Add 50 Cent, Shaq and Kenya Barris to the growing list of high-powered celebs interested in buying BET, we've learned the group is making a massive push to strike a deal. Sources with direct knowledge..
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50 Cent Teases Irv Gotti Over Ashanti and Nelly Relationship Rumors

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50 Cent Not Engaged to Cuban Link Despite Huge Diamond Ring

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Judge Mathis Denies Beef With 50 Cent After Butting Heads Over 'BMF'

Judge Mathis says he has no hard feelings after going back and forth with 50 Cent earlier this month ... but he's still going forward with his own "BMF" project regardless!!! TMZ Hip Hop caught up with..
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Drake Misses Lollapalooza Brazil, Was Partying with 50 Cent Night Before

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'BMF' Actor Lil Meech Off the Hook in Gun Case

Lil Meech, the star of 50 Cent's "BMF" TV series, is off the hook in his Florida gun possession case ... and TMZ has learned it was all just a mix-up involving luggage. Here's what happened ... Meech..
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50 Cent Apologizes to Megan Thee Stallion, Soulja Boy Says More Rappers Should Too

50 Cent is taking the high road ... despite all his social media posts to the contrary, he's apologizing to Megan Thee Stallion for not believing her testimony about Tory Lanez shooting her. The G-Unit..
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50 Cent's Beef History Reviewed After Megan Thee Stallion Jussie Diss

50 Cent trolled the hell out of Megan Thee Stallion -- and while he's catching flak for it, the real question that seems to be getting asked is ... does he single out women to beef with??? That's the..
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'BMF' Star Demetrius 'Lil Meech' Flenory Jr. Arrested For Gun At Airport

Demetrius "Lil Meech" Flenory Jr. -- the lead star in 50 Cent's hit 'BMF' series -- learned the hard way it's a bad idea to stash a gun in your carry-on luggage. Lil Meech landed in a bit of hot water..
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'Snoop DeVille' From 50 Cent's 'P.I.M.P.' Video Up for Sale

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50 Cent Hosts George K's Star-Studded Birthday Bash

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Houston Astros Celebrated World Series Win With $388K Of 50 Cent's Champagne

The Houston Astros spared no expense when it came to celebrating their World Series title this weekend ... TMZ Sports has learned they popped nearly $400,000 worth of 50 Cent's champagne during their..
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50 Cent's Oldest Son Offers $6,700 to Repair Their Relationship

50 Cent's oldest son has a solution to mend his relationship with his famous dad ... offering a chunk of his child support money to buy back some father-son QT. ICYMI, 25-year-old Marquise Jackson has..
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50 Cent Sues MedSpa For Using Photo Implying He Had Penile Enhancement Treatment

50 Cent says an innocent photo he took with a surgeon is being used to falsely imply he's a plastic surgery client who had a penis enhancement procedure ... and now he's suing. Fifty is suing plastic..
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Trae Tha Truth Jumped Z-Ro During 50 Cent Tycoon Weekend, New Footage Shows

Z-Ro’s recent scuffle with Trae Tha Truth’s team left a stain on 50 Cent’s Houston Tycoon after the brawl exploded outside a celebrity basketball game ... and footage from the brawl shows TTT was..
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50 Cent's 'Power' & 'BMF' Stars Have Cold War Brewing Off Set

50 Cent's TV family is in full dysfunction -- 2 "Power" stars are on the verge of coming to blows, and the infighting is keeping everyone on their toes when cameras aren't rolling. Sources close to the..
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Z-Ro Speaks Out After Trae Tha Truth Fight, Says He Was Ambushed

50 Cent's Tycoon Houston turned into the venue for a fight between hometown heroes and ex-friends Z-Ro and Trae Tha Truth, and yet Z-Ro says he's letting it slide. For now, at least. We use the word..
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The Game Disses Eminem & 50 Cent on 'The Black Slim Shady' Song

The Game's failed to get Eminem on a Verzuz battle ... so now he's trying to bait Slim Shady into responding with a diss track. Game released his long-delayed "DRILLMATIC: Heart vs. Mind" album with 31..
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Lala Kent Visits 50 Cent Multiple Times On Set, Years After Feud

It appears the beef between 50 Cent and Vanderpump Rules star Lala Kent is completely squashed -- because TMZ's learned she's been kickin' it with the rapper/producer on the set of his upcoming horror..
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'Top Gun' Star Miles Teller Throws Perfect Strike During 1st Pitch At Phillies Game

Take notes, 50 Cent, Dr. Fauci and Steve Aoki ... Miles Teller showed exactly how a first pitch should be done on Wednesday -- throwing a perfect strike before the Phillies game! The "Top Gun:..
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'BMF' Star Lil Meech Arrested For Felony Theft In Miami

‘BMF’ star Lil Meech allegedly stole a $250,000 Richard Mille watch and got caught ... leading to his arrest for grand theft. The 22-year-old actor/rapper -- handpicked by 50 Cent to star as his..
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Aaron Carter to Fight Benzino for Celeb Boxing Match After 50 Cent Passes

Benzino doesn't appear to have been able to lure 50 Cent into a boxing ring, so he's settling for the next best opponent ... and, apparently, that's Aaron Carter. Damon Feldman of Celebrity Boxing..
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DJ Envy Defends 50 Cent Against Benzino Legal Threats

DJ Envy has an admitted 50 Cent bias – but he's still calling cap on Benzino's plans to sue the "Power" series honcho for defamation. We caught "The Breakfast Club" co-host with his wife Gia outside..
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Benzino Calls 50 Cent Hip Hop's First Rat On 'It's Tricky with Raquel Harper'

Benzino says the bad outweighs the good when it comes to 50 Cent's track record in hip hop, claiming when you talk "just the facts" ... the facts aren't great to Fiddy. The former "Love & Hip Hop" star..
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50 Cent Claims Young Buck is Gay in New Homophobic Post

50 Cent is revealing some pretty intense homophobia by attacking Young Buck after the rapper claimed 50 forced him into bankruptcy ... suggesting YB is gay. Young Buck was on the "It's Tricky" podcast..
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Young Buck Says 50 Cent Forced Him into Bankruptcy

Young Buck claims 50 Cent continues trying to block him from dropping new music, and goes so far as to say Fiddy's the reason he filed for bankruptcy. You gotta see how Buck opened up on the "It's..
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50 Cent Joins Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre for Super Bowl Halftime Show

Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre did NOT disappoint at the Super Bowl Halftime Show -- and they didn't come empty-handed either ... trotting out none other than 50 Cent. The two headliners kicked off the..
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DaBaby Performs with 50 Cent at Rolling Loud New York

DaBaby just made his return to the Rolling Loud stage for the first time since he made homophobic remarks during the festival's Miami stop ... and it's all thanks to his buddy 50 Cent. 50 was on stage..
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